Shell’s royal flush to make Abuja fold to ICSID

Shell’s royal flush to make Abuja fold to ICSID

Accused of having caused an oil spill during the Biafran war, the oil major brought the case before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), supported by an armada of advisers.

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            ▪ Shell’s royal flush to make Abuja fold to ICSID

▪ Accused of having caused an oil spill during the Biafran war, the oil major brought the case before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), supported by an armada of advisers.

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Several decades of media and legal battles have failed to bring the Nigerian government and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) to an agreement. The former accuses the latter of illegal dumping and pollution that led to an oil spill in the community of Ejama-Ebubu during the 1967-1970 Biafra War.

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